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William Beasley Indicted in Macon County

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William Beasley

William Alexander Beasley, of Lafayette, has been indicted by the Macon County Grand Jury.


According to the Macon County Sheriffs Office, Beasley is charged as a co defendant in a Long Creek Road burglary after he was caught on video with the stolen items at Lebanon Pawn Shop in Wilson County. He was also involved in an attack with a couple of inmates at the Macon County Jail and he was charged with assault.

Beasley also faces charges in Smith County, along with Duwayne Edward Perdue, following a September 4 high speed police chase that began in Carthage and ended in a field in neighboring Trousdale County. He was charged with evading arrest, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal trespassing, providing false report/information, criminal impersonation and introduction of contraband into a mail. Methamphetamine was found on him when he was booked into the Smith County Jail.